Tours in the mountains of the Dzungarian Alatau –
Excursions and mountain hikes in the Dzungarian Alatau -
Demekpe is a high-altitude moraine lake, located at an altitude of 3203 meters above sea level. The lake is quite large, the area of the lake is 129541 square meters, the perimeter of the lake is 1652 meters. The length of the lake from southwest to northeast is 620 meters, the largest width in the central part of the lake is 335 meters, located on the southern slope of the Dzungarian Alatau ridge.
How to get there, visit -
Demekpe Lake is located in the mountains of the Dzungarian Alatau, Eskeldinsky district, Almaty region.
GPS coordinates: N44°56'40" E79°41'49"
Demekpe Lake belongs to the basin of the Koksu and Aksu rivers and those, in turn, to Lake Balkhash. The sources of the Demekpe glacier are located at an altitude of 3953 meters above sea level. The tongue of the glacier is located at an altitude of 3220 meters above sea level. The western part of the lake is located 310 meters from the tongue of the Demekpe glacier. The length of the Demekpe glacier is 3.35 kilometers. The southern branch of the glacier, through a gap in the 2.4-kilometer-long sublatitudinal ridge, flows through the gorge into the Aksu River basin. 2.7 kilometers northeast of Lake Demekpe, there is Lake Upper Demekpe, located at an altitude of 3427 meters above sea level. 2.2 kilometers north of the lake is an unnamed peak with a height of 4056 meters above sea level.
Alpine lake Demekpe, Dzungarian Alatau, Almaty region